Freshman safety Scottie Young Jr. arrested on domestic violence charges


Freshman Scottie Young Jr., one of the bright spots in the early part of the year for Arizona football, was arrested Wednesday night in a domestic violence incident according to a report from the Daily Star.

According to the report, Young was arrested by university police and made an initial appearance Thursday at Pima County Justice Court. The charges he faces are one count of misdemeanor assault/knowingly causing injury and is scheduled for arraignment in front of a judge on October 11.

According to head coach Rich Rodriguez, from a similar incident a year ago with running back Orlando Bradford, the policy of putting your hands on a woman would mean Young would be dismissed from the team.

"We're aware that Scottie Young was charged with a misdemeanor, as was the other party involved. We are working with the university's Dean of Students Office to gather more information," said a statement from Arizona Athletics on Thursday.

We will have more on this story as information becomes available.

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